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“Lost a little of its old world charm”
Review of Planet Restaurant

Planet Restaurant
Ranked #36 of 1,227 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: City Bowl
Description: The glittering Planet Restaurant and Planet Bar are chic, contemporary spaces in which to enjoy out-of-this-world dishes and cocktails. Dining with the stars is guaranteed at Cape Town's most stylish restaurant. Crystal balls grace the entrance and the decor includes a galaxy-themed carpet, planetary chandelier and twinkling ceilings. Matching the decor are Chef Rudi Liebenberg's heavenly menus, journeys of gastronomic discovery featuring the freshest local ingredients. The unique, intimate atmosphere of the Planet Restaurant cellar is an ideal venue for a perfect private party.
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Celebrated a birthday here recently. The service and food were wonderful but since the refurbishment it has lost much of its charm and character. Such a pity as it used to be a place with real 'soul'.

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Reviewed March 14, 2013

My penfriend and her husband (from Australia) took us the dinner at the Mount Nelson Hotel, which was part of our 50th birthday celebration (both my penfriend and I were 50th in May 2012). We received excellent service from the waiter and even the chef. He prepared, especially for me, petite fours with "happy birthday" piped on the plate.
Besides making me feel very special, the food was not just excellent but exquisite. The waiter was very knowledgeable and could explain to us what each dish on the menu entailed.

ovrally it was really a great evening dining there.

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Thank DesireeCMentor
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Reviewed March 12, 2013

Such a delightful way to start the day in this beautiful old hotel. The breakfast buffet was among the best we've experienced, with a wide range of fruits, nuts , mueslis, fresh juices and champagne. We found the service to be excellent and the ambience perfect, the manicured lawns and the sparkling pool a perfect backdrop to a refreshing start to a summers day. Oh and the coffee was good too!

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Thank Colleen W
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Reviewed March 8, 2013

The breakfast buffet is bountiful with lots of options. Service is spotty both at breakfast and lunch.

Thank TucsonTeeter
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Reviewed March 7, 2013

The hospitality, meshed cleverly with a genuine human-ness that isnt pretentious or over the top. Love the service at the Planet Bar THE MOST! Naturally had the MOST incredible time in one of the famous suites. A Cape Town Classic.

Thank FantasticFox1212
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